UMG's Doug Morris To Receive Spirit Of Life Award
February 12, 2008 at 5:48 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP Chairman/CEO DOUG MORRIS has been named the 2008 recipient of the Spirit of Life Award by CITY OF HOPE’s Music and Entertainment Industry Group. The Spirit of Life Award is City of Hope’s most prestigious philanthropic honor and recognizes individuals who have committed their time and resources to helping those in need. The award will be presented at a gala dinner in the fall of 2008.
"I am deeply honored to serve as this year’s Spirit of Life recipient to help recognize the innovative research conducted at CITY OF HOPE to find a cure for cancer," stated MR. MORRIS. "CITY OF HOPE has provided the science behind four of the leading cancer drugs used today. I look forwarding to leading the industry in its support of this visionary institution."
"CITY OF HOPE is honored to have the support of a remarkable industry leader like DOUG MORRIS," stated MICHAEL FRIEDMAN, M.D., Pres./CEO of CITY OF HOPE. "His tireless dedication to his work and as a mentor to artists and executives alike is mirrored in his philanthropic commitment. Funds raised from the Spirit of Life campaign will enable our scientists and physicians to rapidly develop better treatments for cancer patients everywhere, and we are grateful for his leadership."
For more information about CITY OF HOPE's Music and Entertainment Industry and the Spirit of Life Award, please call (800) 544-3541, ext. 26540, or visit www.cityofhope.org/music.